Red, White, and Blueberry Cheesecake Pie

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Ingredients

8 sheets phyllo dough

¼ cup butter, melted

2 (8 oz) pkgs cream cheese

½ cup white sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

2 cups fresh blueberries

½ cup strawberry jelly

1 cup heavy cream, whipped

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. On a flat surface, place one sheet of phyllo dough. Brush it with melted butter, and cover with another piece of phyllo. Repeat until all 8 sheets are used. Using kitchen scissors, cut layered phyllo into a 12- to 13-inch circle. Carefully press circle into a greased 9-inch pie plate; gently fan edges. Bake in preheated oven until edges are just golden, 6 to 8 minutes; cool slightly on a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs until well combined. Fold in 1 cup of blueberries. Pour filling into prepared crust.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees until set, 40 to 50 minutes. To prevent the crust from over-browning, gently cover pie with foil for the last 25 minutes of baking. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. In a small bowl, beat jelly until smooth; spread over cheese filling. Arrange 1 cup blueberries on top in a star pattern.
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